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Real-time JSON API for 168 World Currencies

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  1. {
  2. "timestamp": 1539877865,
  3. "source": USD,
  4. "quotes": {
  5. "USDCAD": 1.304840,
  6. "USDCHF": 0.994825,
  7. "USDEUR": 0.869895,
  8. "USDGBP": 0.765495,
  9. }
  10. }
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Everything you need to gain access to 168 world currencies and precious metals.

  • Reliable Forex Rates

    Accurate Exchange Rates for 168 World Currencies with data updates ranging from every 60 minutes down to stunning 60 seconds.

  • Easy-to-integrate API

    Delivered in portable JSON format for maximum usability, ease of integration, and compatibility with any of your applications.

  • Advanced Features

    Get Historical Rates, have our API convert single amounts for you, get a currency's change parameters, switch Source Currency, and more.

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  • Advanced Data Coverage

    Get instant access to 168 world currencies and precious metals, and historical data for the past 19 years.

  • Real-time Updates

    Depending on your subscription, exchange rates are delivered every 60 minutes, 10 minutes, or 60 seconds.

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Exchange Rates are delivered in lightweight JSON Format. Just make a request using the simple URL Structure, and let our API do the rest.

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// example query using the "live" endpoint:

https://apilayer.net/api/live

    ? access_key = YOUR_ACCESS_KEY
    & source = EUR
    & currencies = USD,GBP,AUD
    
// API returns most recent exchange rates for
// USD, GBP and AUD, all relative to EUR
// convert one currency to another:
 
https://apilayer.net/api/convert
 
    ? access_key = YOUR_ACCESS_KEY
    & from = GBP
    & to = USD
    & amount = 10
    
// API converts £10 to USD using the 
// most recent Exchange Rates
// get accurate rates for a specific date:
 
https://apilayer.net/api/historical
 
    ? access_key = YOUR_ACCESS_KEY
    & source = GBP
    & date = 2001-02-19
    
// API returns valid exchange rates for 
// February 19th 2001, all relative to GBP

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